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Economy: Airlines / Oil Companies / Stock Market #576742

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 14, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) After announcing fare increases because of rising fuel costs, some airlines reported advertising last-minute low fare offers; Amoco oil company reported defending price hikes; excerpts shown from newspaper advertisements. Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Jensen) Ashland Oil's efforts to deal with Persian Gulf crisis featured. Executives noted entertaining Saudi Arabians to get information prior to Iraq invasion of Kuwait; executives in Kentucky reported getting more information from subsidiary in Kuwait. [Ashland Oil chairman John HALL - comments on how they reacted to invasion.] [CONSUMER - complains about prices.] Analysis of costs and prices detailed.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Sources of United States oil imports outlined on screen. "Stock Market Report".

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike

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